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The Waterfront Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1105 Lake Shore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013
actor100 Lady Lake, Florida
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lady Lake, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

From the moment you pull up to this hotel, you realize this is more than just a run-of-the-mill hotel. Neal, the night bellman, greets you with a luggage cart. He is a friendly, gregarious person who makes you feel like someone he has known for a long time. The reception desk (not like a commerial counter, but a real desk),... More

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Amelias52, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind comments about our hotel and especially about Neal and our front desk associates. We are very fortunate to have such a pleasant and dedicated team. We hope to see you on your next visit to The Villages. Sincerely, Jamie Ross - GM More

Gainesville,FL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Really enjoying our stay here, the location can't be beat and the rooms are very comfortable and clean. There are tons of great places to eat within a stones throw of the Waterfront, but the food at the hotel is good. I have read complaints about the breakfast, but we found it to be a very good meal with plenty... More

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Amelias52, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Waterfront Inn. We are delighted that you enjoyed our pool area and the many choices we offer on our breakfast buffet. Look forward to hosting you on your next visit to The Villages. Sincerely, Jamie Ross - GM More

The Villages, Florida
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Group of 30 for 4:30 dinner seated at lobby tables. Attentive service. Specials surprisingly good portions and well seasoned; chicken and steak specials got raves. Not rushed, some meals included dessert, in addition group brought their own specialty cupcakes - no problem. Entertainment started at 6PM just as dinner ended, nice touch.

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Amelias52, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Amelia's for your group dinner we love our Villagers and look forward to hosting your next get together. Kind Regards, Jamie Ross -GM The Waterfront Inn More

Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I didn't intend to stay the night here, but decided to since my business revolved around The Villages, and I wanted the full flavor of the place. The property is very well maintained, rooms and bathrooms were great, and the gym was good. The property provided excellent value. I will gladly stay there again even if it means not getting... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Everything here is wonderful. The beds are super comfy. The staff is extremely helpful and pleasant. We only had the breakfast while there, and it was good, although I think a bit overpriced ($10). The location is very nice and it's a very short walk to shops and restaurants. I don't think the pool is heated, it seemed a bit... More

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Leesburg
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Discount rates for Villages Owners. Wonderful staff, great entertainment at night and within walking distance to the Lake Sumter Town Square. Many places to eat in the area and boat rides are available just down the boardwalk. Rent a golf cart to see The Villages. No wonder people decide to buy here.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is perfect for a visit to the Villages. Excellent location. Walking distance from shops and restaurants. Rooms are very comfortable, bathrooms nice and updated. Lobby very inviting. Bar in the lobby is a nice touch. Patio and restaurant sitting area facing the water are very nice and relaxing. The only nit is there are slight maintenance issues like... More

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Tamarac, Florida
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146 reviews 146 reviews
12 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

King size comfy bed, chaise lounge in room that overlooks the golf course, desk with docking station to support many different electronics, refrigerator/coffee station and dual shower heads. These rooms exude comfort. There is a full bar (this county closes at 12 midnight so don't plan on drinking all night) with a variety of seating in the large lobby. The... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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111 reviews 111 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This hotel sits on the water and is just a block from the shopping at Sumpter Landing. The rooms are spacious, with pillow top mattress and comfortable linens. Double shower head and granite countertop bathroom. The balcony overlooks the pool and lake. The decor is a bit over the top, but gets you in the tropical frame of mind. The... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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131 reviews 131 reviews
61 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

Located lakeside the heart of the Lake Sumter dining and shopping precinct this hotel is the pick of hotels in The Villages. Our spacious room featured a fantastic two headed shower, top quality king size bed with high quality linens, a sofa and lots of connections for laptops and smart phones. Bathrooms very high end. Bar in the lobby area... More

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Address: 1105 Lake Shore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162
Location: United States > Florida > The Villages
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront Inn 3*
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